Development Coordinator

  • Part Time
  • Anywhere

Los Angeles County Arts Commission

EMPLOYER: Los Angeles County Arts Commission

POSITION: Development Coordinator (full time, contract)

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission (LACAC) seeks a full-time Development Coordinator,

Arts Education. Reporting to the Development Manager, the Development Coordinator supports

implementation of development strategies for the LA County Arts Education Collective.

The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, formerly Arts for All, is dedicated to making

the arts core in public education. LACAC coordinates the regional effort and the Los Angeles

County Office of Education (LACOE) offers curriculum and instructional services for

educators Countywide.


 Coordinate implementation of short term and long term funding plans

 Support development of grant proposals and reports through gathering proposal

information, drafting narratives, formatting documents and collecting proposal elements

such as budgets and work samples

 Provide communication and coordination support for quarterly meetings of arts education

funders, ad hoc sub-committee meetings and special funder events

 Conduct research on grant opportunities including new local and national prospects

 Maintain fiscal systems that ensure accurate revenue tracking and monitor fundraising

results against revenue goals

 Maintain grant management systems that document cultivation and stewardship and ensure

timely submission of reports and proposals

 Write correspondence to support grant administration and funder relationships

 Interview team members, participate in site visits and maintain a working knowledge of the

history, programmatic scope, published materials and research and evaluation efforts of the

initiative. Support production of semi-annual reports on the Arts Ed Collective’s activities.


 Three years of development experience, preferably grantsmanship for the arts and/or

education fields

 A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field is desirable

 Experience copy editing

 Candidate should possess a desire to expand their grantsmanship skills and build a career

in development

 Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

 Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

 Solid time management and the ability to work independently

 Proficiency using Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint


Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (preferably grant

narratives, five pages each, in PDF format). Resumes should include a list of software proficiencies

and note the skill level attained for each application. All submissions should be emailed to with Development Coordinator, Arts Education as the

subject line. Please do not submit any application materials through the US mail or phone

regarding the status of the submission. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Position will

remain open until the staffing need is met.

COMPENSATION: $3,700-$4,300 monthly contract, depending on experience.

BACKGROUND: The Los Angeles County Arts Commission fosters excellence, diversity, vitality,

understanding and accessibility of the arts in Los Angeles County, encompassing 88 municipalities

and nearly 140 unincorporated areas, and provides leadership in cultural services. The Arts

Commission funds over 360 nonprofit arts organizations through a two-year $9 million grant

program, coordinates the LA County Arts Education Collective, the regional initiative dedicated to

ensuring all students receive quality arts education in the County’s 81 public school districts, funds

the largest arts internship program in the country, and manages the County’s civic art policy.

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